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Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

Face Off: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 vs. Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 vs. HP Elite x2 1012 G1 vs. HP Spectre x2 12 vs. Huawei MateBook

The Who's Who of the Windows world. Which is the most productive Windows tablet? Is it the Surface Pro 4, which occupies the first place of our Top 10? Learn about the details and differences of the most portable Windows companions.
Cheap and with a lot of storage: Archos 50f Helium.

IFA 2016 | Archos: Cheap LTE smartphone with finger print sensor

Archos 50f Helium comes with 32 GByte storage, Android 6 and HD display. The price is as low as 149 Euro.
HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

81% HP Pavilion x2 12 Convertible Review

Affordable, but not perfect. HP does not even charge 700 Euros (~$790) for its new Windows detachable, which comes with a Core-m processor, a digitizer and a keyboard dock. But how does the device compare with the much more expensive Surface Pro 4 from Microsoft?
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12" | 1.5 kg
LG X Cam Smartphone Review

82% LG X Cam Smartphone Review

Camera expert. LG's latest product line with an "X" in its name combines mid-range smartphones with handpicked features that are normally found in the smartphone premium range. LG's X Cam stands out with a special "x-tra" in the camera section. Find out whether the camera module's quality is also "x-tra" good.
Mediatek MT6753 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.2" | 118.2 g
Is now sending your phone number to Facebook: WhatsApp.

WhatsApp: Starts sending some user data to Facebook

Until now, Facebook and its messenger app WhatsApp have been strictly separated. Now the two companies start connecting their users' data.
Asus ZenPad 10.0 Z300M-6A039A Tablet Review

83% Asus ZenPad 10.0 Z300M-6A039A Tablet Review

The same, but one size bigger, please. The hardware in Asus' ZenPad 10.0 is largely identical to that of the 8.0-inch version, which convinced us in terms of price-performance. Thus, the total rating will mostly depend on the quality of the main differentiator - namely, the 10-inch display.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 10.1" | 503 g
Blackberry Priv

86% BlackBerry Priv Smartphone Review

Hot handset. Opposing the trend of touch control, Blackberry still incorporates a physical keyboard with slider mechanism in its Priv top model. Our report reveals whether this balancing act between classic and modernity is successful, and what features the smartphone has to offer beyond that.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 | Qualcomm Adreno 418 | 5.4" | 188 g
HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

88% HP EliteBook 1030 G1 Subnotebook Review

Happy without a fan. Despite its passively cooled Core-m processor, the EliteBook 1030 G1 can convince with excellent application performance, great input devices and a bright IPS display. Did HP create the new reference in the subnotebook segment?
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 13.3" | 1.2 kg
Archos 50e Neon Smartphone Review

76% Archos 50e Neon Smartphone Review

Price Cutter. At a mere 80 Euros, the 50e Neon is a cheap Archos smartphone. In the following review, we will check what the low budget device is capable of.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 152 g
Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

84% Asus ZenPad 8.0 Z380M-6B026A Tablet Review

Zen for the masses. Asus takes the opposite approach of the first version that could be categorized in the upper price and performance sector: The manufacturer apparently ordered a brand-name, quality tablet for a budget price. We will find out just how obvious the extreme cutbacks are in the following report.
MediaTek MT8163 V/B 1.3 GHz | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 8" | 354 g
Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen (Source: Roland Quandt)

Lenovo Yoga 910 leak shows narrower bezels and a larger 13.9-inch screen

The Yoga 900 successor will likely be unveiled this coming IFA 2016 with Kaby Lake in tow and a launch later this year.
Sony Xperia XA

81% Sony Xperia XA Smartphone Review

Golden times? With its Xperia XA, Sony sends a new designer piece into the smartphone mid-range ring. Esthetes in particular should notice the slim lateral display bezel and the plain build right away. But are the inner values enough to keep the rivals at a distance?
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 | ARM Mali-T860 MP2 | 5.0" | 137 g
HP Stream x360 Windows convertible

HP Stream lineup gets its third refresh

The third-gen HP Stream lineup starts at $199 USD and will hit the market starting at the end of August.
HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

77% HP Pavilion 11-k103ng x360 Convertible Review

Couch potato. HP's 11.6-inch convertible offers a high-contrast IPS screen as well as a lot of storage, but the battery runtimes are too short.
Intel Celeron N3050 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.5 kg
Samsung Galaxy Note7 Android phablet has the best smartphone display says DisplayMate

Samsung Galaxy Note7 has "the most innovative and high performance" display

Same as its predecessor, the new phablet gets the crown for best display currently available in a smartphone/phablet from DisplayMate.
Wiko Jerry Smartphone Review

75% Wiko Jerry Smartphone Review

Colorful entry. Easy & Fun – the French manufacturer Wiko touts its new entry-level devices with this slogan. But just how much smartphone can you get for not even 100 Euros (~$111)? Our test of Wiko's new Jerry provides the answer.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 166 g
Samsung Galaxy View

71% Samsung Galaxy View Tablet Review

White giant. Thanks to its 18.4-inch screen, the Samsung Galaxy View stands out from the majority of tablets. This does, however, also affect the weight and the size. Where can you use such a tablet and can it convince in terms of technology?
Samsung Exynos 7580 Octa | ARM Mali-T720 MP2 | 18.4" | 2.7 kg
Sony Xperia X Smartphone Review

85% Sony Xperia X Smartphone Review

Ambitious. The Sony Xperia X aims to be a top smartphone and a photo artist in one device. Although the 5-inch Android system brings many features and high performance, is cannot fully meet its high, self-imposed claims.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 | Qualcomm Adreno 510 | 5.0" | 152 g
Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

85% Toshiba Portégé Z20t-C-121 Detachable Review

Business device with stamina. Toshiba primarily did a facelift with the Portégé Z20t-C: The C models come with Skylake processors now and bring a Type-C USB port (USB 3.1 Gen 1). Despite a price north of about 2000 Euros (~$2234), the device is not flawless.
Intel Core m7-6Y75 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.5 kg
Face Off: Toshiba Tecra Z40 vs. Acer TravelMate P648 vs. HP EliteBook 840 G3

Face Off: Toshiba Tecra Z40 vs. Acer TravelMate P648 vs. HP EliteBook 840 G3

Business subnotebooks. Lenovo and Dell aren't the only players in the business notebook market. We compare three high-end alternatives retailing for well over $1000 USD each with some notable differences between them.
Dell Inspiron 13 7359-4839 Convertible Review

81% Dell Inspiron 13 7359-4839 Convertible Review

Office acrobat. Dell's Inspiron 13 7000 consumer series has a new member. The most recent convertible in a compact 13-inch size continues the tried casing design and is furnished with the latest Skylake hardware and an SSD. The silver-colored device convinces technically, but its input devices and screen are not completely free of some annoying weaknesses.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.7 kg
Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 310-10ICR Convertible Review

78% Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 310-10ICR Convertible Review

Miixed bag. Lenovo's 10.1-inch IdeaPad Miix 310 is a detachable primarily designed to augment - and not replace - a user's existing Windows system. The performance is perfectly adequate for word processing and web browsing on-the-go - but the screen could be much brighter.
Intel Atom x5-Z8350 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.1 kg
Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

79% Dell Inspiron 15 5568 Convertible Review

Fusion. With a 15-inch convertible, Dell tries to merge the most important qualities of a laptop and tablet in its new Inspiron. However, some compromises have to be made to achieve this high goal.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 15.6" | 2.1 kg
Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

85% Acer Aspire Switch Alpha 12 SA5-271-70EQ Convertible Review

Better take the entry-level model with i5. This update will reveal why the expensive i7 model does not pay off for typical buyers. In addition, we will compare the test model to the popular Surface Pro 4, MateBook, Miix 700 and Spectre x2 12 convertibles.
Intel Core i7-6500U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

78% Lenovo ThinkPad P40 Yoga 20GQ-000EUS Workstation Review

On-the-go workstation. Versatility is the name of the game as the P40 Yoga targets light workstation users with touchscreen features and a dedicated Quadrio GPU. For a starting price of $1500 USD, however, we were expecting a bit more in terms of performance and features.
Intel Core i7-6600U | NVIDIA Quadro M500M | 14.1" | 1.8 kg
Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

80% Samsung Galaxy J1 (2016) Smartphone Review

Expensive entry. Samsung launches a 2016 update of its entry-level device Galaxy J1, but the price was increased. Samsung is once again not very generous in terms of features. Can the smartphone justify the additional price, or should you have a look at the rivals?
Samsung Exynos 3475 Quad | ARM Mali-T720 | 4.5" | 131 g
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 now official, to hit the market later this year

Corning announces Gorilla Glass 5

Internal drop tests reveal that Gorilla Glass 5 is almost two times more durable than Gorilla Glass 4 while offering similar resistance from scra...
Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Lenny 3 Smartphone Review

The 3rd Generation. The Wiko Lenny 3 applies a fresh coat of paint to the budget smartphone series. Wiko hopes the improved screen and cameras will receive good customer reviews. We reviewed the smartphone and here are our findings.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 177 g
Dell Inspiron 13 7368 Convertible Review

80% Dell Inspiron 13 7368 Convertible Review

Strong and heavy. This 13.3-inch convertible is built tough, but its size and average display brightness make it more of an indoor tablet.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 13.3" | 1.6 kg
Display Comparison: OLED vs. IPS on Notebooks

Display Comparison: OLED vs. IPS on Notebooks

Welcome to the dark side. OLED displays: undeniably one of the greatest revolutions in the realm of display technology since the first LCD monitor. They lack a backlight, display perfect black and feature vivid colors as well as incredibly low response times. For the first time, the technology has made its way into notebooks.
Intel Core i7-6600U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 14.0" | 1.3 kg
OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

89% OnePlus 3 Smartphone Review

Power player. All good things come in threes. Probably this is just what the Chinese smartphone manufacturer was thinking when it launched the third generation of the flagship killer: The OnePlus 3. But it is not all roses.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 | Qualcomm Adreno 530 | 5.5" | 161 g
HP x2 210 G1 Convertible Review

79% HP x2 210 G1 Convertible Review

Long-lasting. This 10.1-inch HP convertible is available for around 400 Euros (~$445). The manufacturer provides an Intel Cherry Trail processor and long battery life. A Type-C USB interface is also included.
Intel Atom x5-Z8300 | Intel HD Graphics (Cherry Trail) | 10.1" | 1.2 kg
Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Acer Chromebook R 11 CB5-132T-C8ZW Preview

Play Store apps on Chrome OS... almost. The latest Acer Chromebook convertible will be compatible with Play Store apps upon launch. Our pre-release developer unit, however, has been having some issues. Nonetheless, we can provide our take on the hardware and chassis while Acer continues to patch out bugs.
Intel Celeron N3060 | Intel HD Graphics (Braswell) | 11.6" | 1.2 kg
Honor 5C Smartphone Review

84% Honor 5C Smartphone Review

It's an honor. A superb screen and decent camera wrapped in a metal casing – with a price of under 200 Euros (~$223), the Honor 5C makes a big impression. This review reveals whether the 5.2-inch smartphone is really that great.
HiSilicon Kirin 650 | ARM Mali-T830 MP2 | 5.2" | 156 g
Huawei P9 Plus Smartphone Review

89% Huawei P9 Plus Smartphone Review

Is everything better with the Plus? The new P9 Plus from Huawei is not just a bigger version of the standard P9, the display differs completely from the smaller sibling as well. The Press Touch feature is also reserved for the Plus model.
HiSilicon Kirin 955 | ARM Mali-T880 MP4 | 5.5" | 162 g
X1 Yoga: WQHD OLED (left) vs. FHD IPS (right)

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga with OLED panel now available

The configuration was originally announced with an April launch date, but is now finally available for about 2569 Euros.
Acer Aspire Switch 12S SW7-272-M3A0 Convertible Review

83% Acer Aspire Switch 12S SW7-272-M3A0 Convertible Review

Flexible. Acer's Switch 12S is a 12.5-inch detachable equipped with a bright, contrasty display and optional pen input. The Switch costs 1200 Euro (~$1330) - way too much in our opinion.
Intel Core m3-6Y30 | Intel HD Graphics 515 | 12.5" | 1.4 kg
Wiko Robby Smartphone Review

78% Wiko Robby Smartphone Review

Big and colorful. Wiko's Robby is a phablet that is available in many colors. It features front-sided speakers, but not LTE. How does the affordable smartphone fare in the test?
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.5" | 185 g
ZTE Axon 7 launches in Europe

ZTE Axon 7 launches in Europe for 450 Euros

The price range pits the 5.5-inch flagship directly against the OnePlus 3 and ZUK 2 while being far cheaper than popular alternatives like the Ga...
Archos 50 Power Smartphone Review

79% Archos 50 Power Smartphone Review

French Power for everyone. Archos' 50 Power features a superb configuration in the form of a strong battery, 5-inch IPS HD screen, quad-core processor and 16 GB of internal storage plus 2 GB of working memory - all this at an entry price of 150 Euros (~$167). However, it has to pass through our test course before we give it a purchase recommendation.
Mediatek MT6735 | ARM Mali-T720 MP4 | 5.0" | 148 g
Lenovo Moto G4 Smartphone Review

84% Lenovo Moto G4 Smartphone Review

Little brother. We liked the Moto G4 Plus, and now we can review the slightly slimmed-down Moto G4. What are the differences?
Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 MSM8952 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 5.5" | 155 g
Google may be considering Live Support for new Nexus devices (Source: Android Police)

Google may be considering Live Support for new Nexus devices

The app would allow users to easily contact and speak with service representatives for troubleshooting in a manner similar to Amazon Mayday.
Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad 13 vs. Acer Aspire S 13 vs. HP Spectre 13

Face Off: Lenovo ThinkPad 13 vs. Acer Aspire S 13 vs. HP Spectre 13

For work and home. We compare three more 13.3-inch notebooks designed for office work, home use, and easy carrying. In the end, it's hard not to choose the Spectre for day-to-day and on-the-go workloads.
HTC Desire 530

80% HTC Desire 530 Smartphone Review

Everyone's Desire?HTC offers a new smartphone in the 200-Euro (~$222) category. The Desire 530 aims to impress buyers with a unique design, decent cameras and unusually good sound among other things. Our test reveals whether the smartphone can fulfill this high claim despite entry-level hardware.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 | Qualcomm Adreno 304 | 5.0" | 140 g
LG Stylus 2 Smartphone Review

81% LG Stylus 2 Smartphone Review

Is the stylus the star? LG's Stylus 2 already points to the pen in the name. However, the phablet offers a feature that steals the show from the stylus. Find out what this is in our report.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 | Qualcomm Adreno 306 | 5.7" | 142 g
LG K7 Smartphone Review

77% LG K7 Smartphone Review

Social media with hurdles. With the K7, LG promises outstanding selfie-capability at an affordable price point. The 5-inch Android smartphone does many things right, but unfortunately doesn't quite deliver on LG's main promise.
Mediatek MT6580M | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 159 g
Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

86% Acer Aspire Switch 12 Alpha SA5-271-56HM Convertible Review

Absolute silence. A liquid cooling system in a convertible does not work? Of course it does! For the first time ever, Acer has installed a silent cooling technology in a high-performance convertible based on Intel's Core i5 and i7 processors. This innovation is not the only reason that it is going to get rough on the competition.
Intel Core i5-6200U | Intel HD Graphics 520 | 12" | 1.3 kg
Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016)

81% Samsung Galaxy J3 (2016) Duos Smartphone Review

Dynamic Duos? Samsung offers an affordable 5-inch smartphone with its Galaxy J3. It still relies on traditional virtues, such as an integrated micro-SD slot and removable battery. But is that enough to survive in the highly competitive low-cost sector?
Spreadtrum SC9830A | ARM Mali-400 MP2 | 5.0" | 138 g
Amazon Kindle June 2016 variant with

Amazon Kindle gets faster, thinner, lighter

The redesigned Kindle still starts at $79.99 USD, but offers twice as much memory as the previous model and is also available in white.
Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

84% Huawei MediaPad T2 10.0 Pro Tablet Review

Mid-range. The suffix "Pro" in the name of Huawei's new tablet suggests that it has some additional features that distinguish the tablet from the conventional devices. However, this is deceptive since we find a normal mid-range device for private customers. Nevertheless, our report reveals why that is not a disadvantage.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939 | Qualcomm Adreno 405 | 10.1" | 461 g

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Redaktion, 2013-05- 8 (Update: 2013-09-27)